(NYPOST) — To the list of bygone New York City pleasures, add one more slice of life — the sausage pizza.
While pepperoni and cheese remain the most popular, the sausage slice has been replaced by buffalo chicken and pineapples, artichokes and ziti.
Joe Pozzuoli founded the Greenwich Village institution Joe’s Pizza in 1975 and has seen pizza trends come and go. On a recent trip to Joe’s, four slice pies sat ready — traditional cheese, a fresh-mozzarella pie, pepperoni and a Sicilian.
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And the owner of the Carmine Street spot, a favorite of Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire, discusses sausage pizza the way a musician might talk about that neighborhood’s folk singers — as a relic of times past.